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November 21, 2012

Kids share Thanksgiving thoughts


How do you prepare a turkey?

 

From Mrs. Atkinson’s second-grade class at Creek Elementary:



• Get the turkey at Homeland

• Thallout the turkey.

• Stuff the turkey

• put butter in the turkey.

• put hot spices on the turkey

• Squeez the lemon on the turkey.

• put the turkey for two hours.

— Axton Cottrill



• First you get the turkey at homeland.

• Second you though out the turkey.

• Third you put spices on the turkey.

• Fourth you heat the turkey up.

• Fifth you put salt and peper on the turkey.

• Six put fruit around the tray.

• Seventh dig in!

— Alison Henson



• Get the turkey

• Put it in the refrigerator

• Cook it for 100 (degrees)

• Cook it in the oven

• Put candy around

• Put it on the table

— Zoe Cooper



• Get a turkey at Wal-mart

• Kill the turkey

• Take the featers off the turkey

• put two cups of orange juice

• put one cup of water

• put turkey in the oven for 2 hours.

— Adrian Jimenez



• get the turkey. In some Lemon. In put stuffing in the turkey. In put juice. Input a caple of water. Inside of the turkey put the Jelly Beans. Then put the celey. put the sauce in the turkey. In cut the apple. In put the salt. I put a little of butter. Then put a little of spices.

— Prado Diana



• Kill the turkey and you take the feathers off. Buy japenos at the store. Buy lemons at the store. Buy salt at the store. Put it together.

— Damien Dean Maresse



• Get the turkey at wal-Mart

• Stuff the turkey.

• Squees the lemon on the turkey.

• Then put the butter on the turky.

• Put salt and pepper.

• Put the turkey on 30 minits in the oven.

— Mariela Mares



Get the turkey at Homland and you put spices on the turkey. You put it in the oven. You turn the oven on to 158 (degrees). You turn the oven on for 200. Haff way throw you put the sauces on. And then you have a turkey.

— Phoebe Cotney



Buy the tukey from homeland and let it thaw out. You put it in a pan with jalapenos, hot sauce, salt, pepper, celely, water, stuffing and lemons. Bake for 4 hours and 30 minutes at 300 oven. Check the turkey with a thermometer so it will be at the temperature that you want it.

— Dale Grant



Have dad go get the turkey. I will go outside and cook the turkey put the spices, salt and pepper on the turkey and put in the oven. cut up celry and jaidenos put the butter we can make a suce with hot suce and mastary. turn the heater to warm house. set the table with fork and knives.

— Brennen Kendrick



Turkey — get the turkey.

Stuffing — Stuff the turkey with stuffing.

Oven — Put the turkey in the oven.

Lemon — You can put lemons on your turkey.

Celery — You can put celery on your turkey.

— Trenton Ledbetter



First you get the turkey from Homland. Second you put spices on the turkey. Third you stuff the turkey. Fourth you pour water on the turkey. Fifth you dig in!

Jace Speir





Buy the turkey at the store then stuff it. Next put a dash of salt and pepper. Next rub butter on it then heat the oven up to 60 (degrees). Then take it out and put grappes on the side.

— Maddi Havens



• I will stuff the turkey.

• I will take the turkey out of the oven and put the lemon on it. 80 (degrees).

– Lake Little



You get the Pheasant and kill it then you pull the feathers out. Add lemon and add spiecs on the pheasant. Then add water on top of the pheasant. Place it in the cooker outside.

— Ella Ross



Have dad get the turkey from Homeland, let the turkey thaw out. And add stuffing, two cups of apple juice, add two cups of water and squeeze lemon on top. In the oven for one hore and thirty minutes. Then take the turkey out and place fruit on the side.

— Jayde Smith



Thaw it for two or 3 days. Remove bag of giblets. Heat the oven to 450 (degrees)F. Put turkey in roosting pan. Pour 2 cups of broth. Salt pepper and butter on turkey. Cook for several hours. Let cool some. Cut the turkey. Put vegetables around the turkey. Dig in!

— Aaron Lee Epperson



•turkey • spices • heat • salt • pepper• hot sauce

First get the turkey and put the spices on.

Second put the turkey on the grill put on 250 (degrees) for 5 hours

— Talyn Jenkins



Ingredients • stuffing • lemons • spices • pepper • sauce

first - thaw out the turkey turn the oven on at 80 (degrees) second - stuff the turkey with stuffing third - squirt the lemon on the turkey fourth - sprunkle spices on turkey then pour sauce over turkey and the put in the oven for one hour.

— Tatum Foster



first kill the tucky. second you stufft the turcky. then japieons fohrth cook the turcky at 350 (degrees)f for fohr hours and 35 mintis. super is surffed

— Kinsey Johnson



• Buy the turkey stuff the turkey

• thene cook the turkey for eight hour and 100 F thene put jollapens on the turkey thene put the sugar on the turkey then put on the jelly bean thene nest put the sweet and saltines and spinach then put the grape fruit and lemons

— Joshua Lawrence



first mom gets the turkey. second mom gets the mik. third mom gets the sugar. fourth mom gets the butter. fith put the turkey in the oven f fou 10.

— Brooklyn Rose Apple



You go to the stor and by the turkey. Then poot stuffing in it and then you poot it in the oven for 20 miynts and 24 hours then poot butter on it then poot jalapenos then poot a nife and cut it then eat it.

— Emily Doughty

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From Helen Goosman’s third-grade class at St. Joseph:

Step 1. Get a turkey at the store.

Step 2. Get the fat off or our of it.

Step 3. Then put it in the oven to bake and put it in for six hours.

Step 4. Then get a thermometer and see if it is ready to eat.

Step 5. Put salt and pepper and basil on it (of course basil from the garden is always better, but if you buy it from the store it’s fine.)

Step 6. And maybe stuff it with mashed potatoes.

Mashed Potato Stuffing

Step 1. Peel the skins off the potatoes.

Step 2. Then put them in the blender and blend them till mashed.

— Caroline Kelly Watson



First you get a turkey at the grocery and then cut off Mr. Turkey’s head and clean off the inside of the turkey and do the same thing on the outside and then set the oven at 350 degrees and then put the turkey in the oven.

— Chloe Gamblin



First, buy a turkey. Then cook the turkey. Then put pepper on it. Then eat it.

— Daniel Martinez



First, I would go to the store and buy the turkey. Then I’d buy some stuffing.

Nextt, I would stuff the turkey with stuffing and surround it with vegetables.

Last, cover it with Jacob sauce and cook it for one hour.

— Jacob Chapple



I would go to the store, get a turkey, drive home in my championship race car, slap it in the oven. turn the dial to 1,000,000 degrees for five seconds and Boom! you have a Thanksgiving dinner.

— Jack Richardson



First, I would go to the store and buy a turkey and I’d buy some rosemary. Then, I’d go back home.

Next, I’ll take its’ guts out and stuff it with rosemary.

Then I would stick it in a big pot an the turkey would still have all the yummy fat on it.

Last, I’d put the turkey in the oven at 200 degrees for six hours and boom Thanksgiving dinner is ready.

— Bailey



Frist, we buy a turkey at the store. Then you pluck off the turkey’s feathers.

Next you take the yucky stuff in the turkey out. Then you put the stuffing in the turkey and cook it in the oven for an hour. Last you put salt and pepper on it and chop it up before eating it.

— Katie Gamblin



First I would buy a turkey

Next I would take the fat out of it.

Then I would put the turkey in the stove and wait.

Last I would take it out of the stove and I would eat it.

— Ryan



First, I would buy a turkey from the store and then take it home and unwrap it. Next, I would take out the fat and put stuffing in it. Then I would pop it in the oven for thirty minutes. Last, I would take it out of the oven and eat it.

— Sofia Herrera



This is how I wold cook my turkey.

Step 1. Buy a turkey from the store. Then get all the fat out.

Step 2. Marinate the turkey with a sauce made out of green peppers and tomatoes.

Step 3. Put it in a pot full of very hot water (103 degrees) and let it boil for two minutes.

Step 4. Put tin foil on it and pop it in the oven at 104 degrees for six hours.

Step 5. Take it out and put mint leaves and peas around it and eat it.

That’s my turkey.

— Amanda Shaw



First, I would buy a turkey from the market. Then I would take it home and get the stuffing and some gloves of course so as to stuff it with my stuffing. I would marinate the outside of my turkey.

Next, I would put it in the oven for half a day.

Last, I’d take it out and eat it.

— Abby Carter



This is how to cook a turkey. You buy a turkey then you stuff spices and mint leaves in it. then you set the oven to 100 degrees and keep that turkey in there for half a day. Then you put mint leaves on the turkey. Last you eat the turkey.

— Julie Marie Zbaritel



Get a turkey. Take off all the feathers.

Next take all the gross stuff in it out.

Then put stuffing in it. Last put it in the oven all day long.

— Benjamin



This is how to cook a turkey. You buy a turkey. Then you stuff spices and mint leaves in it. Then you set the oven to 100 degrees and keep that turkey in there for half a day. Then you put mint leaves on the turkey. Last you eat the turkey.

— Julie Marie Zbaritel



I would go to the store buy a turkey.

Then i would take out the fat and stuff it.

Then i would glaze it with some sauce.

Next i would vegetables around it and cover it all with tin foil. Last put it in the oven and when it done. take it out and eat.

— Elisia

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From Linda Turney’s second-grade class at St. Joseph:



1. Remove bones

2. 1/2 teas. Paparika

3. A turkey Breast

4. 1/3 salt and Pepper

5. Set oven for 350 for five hours

— Lily Jo Watson



1. 1/2 cup of relish

2. 4 tablespoons of mustard.

3. 1 tea spoon of paprika.

4. 1/2 tea spoon of salt.

5. Then put it in the oven.

6. Bake at 350 40 min.

— Grace Riley



1. Find a turkey and chop off

2. it’s head. Shed it’s feathers.

3. Bring into the house.

4. And then bake it in the oven.

— Salara Fanshier



Chop off his head then pick the feathers. Put the garlic around the turkey. Then put salt and pepper on it. Rub it on. Put it in the oven. Then put it on a tray. Put broccoli and carrots around it. Then eat it.

— Kaylee Bravo



1. Buy the turkey.

2. Put it in the pot.

3. Set it at 1/2 an hour.

4. Put it in the oven.

5. Then eat it!

— Hairo Meoina



Buy the turkey. Boil it in a pot for 15 minutes. Put pepper and salt on it. Put it on a plate to cool. Eat it.

— Braxton Wood



1. Put it in the oven for 19 minutes.

2. Stuff it.

3. And put salt on it

4. Then eat it.

— Nick Wright



Step 2 — Boil it in hot water.

Step 3 — Let it sit for 5 or 6 minutes.

Step 4 — Pluck the feather out of the turkey.

Step 5 — Put it in the oven.

Bonus Step 6 — Put it somewhere to surprise your family.

— Nicholas Sullivan



You kech. 1. Then you cut off everything. Then you clean it. Then you boil it. Then you put paprika. Then garlic. Then you put it in the oven for 1000 half hour.

— Gabby Beene



1. Buy the turkey.

2. put it in the pot.

3. Set it 1/2 an hour.

4. Put it in the oven.

5. Then eat it!

— Hairo Medina

 

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What are you thankful for?

From Helen Goosman’s third-grade class at St. Joseph:



What am, I’m thankful for? I’m thankful to have food and water and thankful just to live in America. I’m thankful also to have a place to live and sleep. I’m also thankful to get to go to school. I’m also thankful to get to go to the mall so I can have clothes to wear. I’m also thankful to have coloring books and crayons to color with.

— Bailey



I am thankful for shelter, food, family, water, clothing and trees and other thing and for school and books.

— Daniel



I am thankful for a very nice home to live in. Also I’m thankful for a nice family to live with. And I am also very thankful for a friend and a pet to play with after school every week. I am also thankful for a cousins like Katie, Haley, Briana, Morgan, Eaden, and Adam.

— Chloe



I am thankful for freedom, a home, my family, friends, school, food, water, for my teacher Mrs. Goosman, for church, and for my Sunday school teacher. She is there almost every day. Also I am thankful for good health, my country, my school, for my bed. I am thankful for all the rocks and minerals we need.

— Julie



I am thankful for the roof over my head. My family, the food on my table and drink, for Saint Joseph School, for the teachers there, for my friends, that my dad has a good job, for being able to go to Mass, being able to share my talent in plays, for God blessing me to stay healthy, for a place to sleep, a warm home. For a good doctor, for my glasses to see, for the abilty to read and write, for the clothes I wear, for a avery good teacher, Mrs. Goosman, for a good education, for a good priest, Father Mike, for a good religion teacher, Mrs. Allison, for being in America, for my dogs, Sasha and Wookie, for everything I have, for being to travel to see the rest of my family, especially for my Ant Kerry, and for all God’s blessings.

— Amanda



I am thankful for my family, my dog, and my bird. And I am thankful for my home, my bed and my school, my food I can eat, and for my clothes. And I am thankful for my water to drink, and for Jesus.

— Katie



I’m thankful for my freedom, home and my family. And I’m thankful for clothes, my school and friends. And I’m thankful my teacher Mrs. Goosmen and all my stuff, my fish, food, my country, and that I have things for school like books. Also I’m thankful for my family like my Aunt, Uncle, cousins, my grandma and papa. I’m thankful for a car to ride in.

— Abby



I am thankful my family because they provide things for me like medicine, shelter, a bed, indoor plumbing, running water, food, life, electricity, also my parents, my grandparents, my brother, sister. My parents provide almost everything for me that I can think of so I’m thankful for my parents. When my parents are out of town my grandparents take care of me for how many days my parents are gone So I’m thankful for that to. I’m thankful for my freedom America and life in America.

— Jacob



I am thankful for the shelter that I have. I am thankful for the food that I have, I am thankful for the animals. I am thankful for the technology that they made.

— Ben



What I’m thankful for is I live in a free country, I have a home, family, and friends, I get to go to school, and for that I have a good educational system. What I’m also thankful for, is I have a pet who I love and I don’t want him to leave me.

— Jack



I am thankful for my loving family, my beautiful home that I live in, my two pets Baxter and Suzy, food, water, all my games and toys. And I am thankful that God gave me the ability to help people that don’t have all the things I do, and I am very thankful for my school so I can learn. I am thankful for books. And I am thankful that God made me and all of you too. I am very very very thankful for my church because really if God hadn’t made this Earth there would be no you and me. I am thankful for civil rights, and that America is a good free place, and that we have good leaders.

— Caroline



I am thankful for having a great home to live in and grow in. I am also thankful for having family who loves me and friends who also love me and a great school to love, just like my teacher.

— Sofia



I am thankful for the people that don’t listen to other people.

— Ryan